Barrington-Little, Benette

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$350,342
CAREER EARNINGS

2016 Earnings:
$33,333

 
35th
2016 World Standings


 
 

Born: March 3, 1967 in Lubbock, Texas
Residence: Ardmore, Okla.
Joined WPRA: 1994
Horses: JL Dash Ta Heaven (12-year old sorrel stallion) – Sire: Dash Ta Fame (PESI Stallion)/Dam: Dynas Plain Special (2003 WPRA World Champion horse); Chicados Cash (12-year old stallion) Sire: Cash Not Credit (PESI Stallion)/Dam: Chicado Flame
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFR qualifications: 2 (2010, 2012)
Tour Finale qualifications: 2
      Puyallup: 2010
      Omaha: 2010
Education: South Plains College (Levelland, Texas), Texas Tech University (Lubbock) and Methodist School of Nursing (Lubbock, Texas)

Professional


2016 Highlights

•     Placed 5th at the Rusk County PRCA Rodeo (Henderson, Texas)
•     Placed 5th at the Waller County Fair and Rodeo (Hempstead, Texas)
•     Placed 3rd at the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo
•     Finished 8th in the average at the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, a Gold Tour Stop
•     Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge in Scottsdale, Ariz.


Career Highlights

•     2015 - Finished the year with $13,527
•     2014 - Finished the year ranked 49th with $23,443
•     2013 - Finished the year ranked 24th with $43,688; Won the Sundre (Alberta) ProRodeo, the Broncs and Honky Tonks Rodeo (Medicine Hat, Alberta), the Butterfield Stage Days PRCA Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas) and the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas)
•     2012 – Placed in three out of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR and won $24,245. Finished the year ranked 12th in the world with $92,638; won the SW District Fat Stock Show & Rodeo (Lake Charles, La.), the American Royal (Kansas City, Mo.), the NILE Pro Rodeo (Billings, Mont.), the Rusk County PRCA Rodeo (Henderson, Texas), the Austin Co. Fair & Rodeo (Bellville, Texas) and the Guadalupe County Fair and PRCA Rodeo (Seguin, Texas)
•     2011 – Finished the year ranked 29th with $38,558; won the Rodeo of the Ozarks (Springdale, Ark.); won the Hand Hills (Alberta) Stampede and the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo; co-champion at the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.).
•     2010 – Finished the year ranked 15th with $58,927 and finished fourth in Rd. 5 in a time of 13.79 seconds; won the Cold Lake (Alberta) Stampede, the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo, the Riverdale (Calif.) Rodeo Association Rodeo, and the YMBL Championship Rodeo (Beaumont, Texas).
•     2009 – Finished the year ranked 31st.

Personal


Husband, Jud Little…Is a Registered Nurse. Worked full-time for 15 years as a registered nurse for Medical Staffing Network and would compete around her schedule at 10-15 rodeos a year. In 2005, she ventured out a little more on what she refers to as her “great adventure.” She got the opportunity in 2008 to ride Smooth My Credit and the rest is history…Graduated from Cooper High School (Lubbock, Texas)…Has been around horses her whole life started competing back in the 70s…Father is Ben Barrington who is a horse trainer and metal building contractor. Has an older sister, Stacey, and younger brother, Matt…Favorite rodeo is Pecos, Texas, because it was the first ProRodeo she competed at…Favorite food is Cheetos with a Baby Ruth, and favorite movie is Bull Durham…Enjoys getting her nails done while on the road.

 

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